Great Dames! 4 Extraordinary Female CBEs from the World of Arts

Dames are women recognized for their extraordinary contributions to society. This course looks at the colourful and remarkable lives of four of the 20th century’s best: Sibyl Thorndike, Edith Evans, Rose Macaulay and Judith Anderson.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

  • Fabled Shore, Rose Macaulay

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Dame Sybil Thorndike – London’s finest performer
  • Dame Edith Evans – the necessity of being onstage
  • Dame Rose Macaulay – the disease of love
  • Dame Judith Anderson – the sinister Australian in Hollywood

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding of what a Damehood is and who they are awarded to
  2. Be taught about the lives and milieu of 4 of the most colourful Dames in the arts and letters during the 20th century
  3. Be able to talk about how women were more recognized as actors and writers as the 20th century progressed
  4. Watch some key films and read some key texts that showcase the work of these 4 remarkable women and apply a greater understanding of their context
$149 Limited / $134

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15 Aug

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